Duffield Parish Council

Serving the people of Duffield

Duffield Cemetery Lodge

Clerk: Kath Gruber
Cemetery Lodge, Duffield
Cemetery, 43 Hazelwood Road
Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire
DE56 4DQ

Latest News

SFGP (Strategy, Finance & General Purpose) Committee meeting - 20th November 2019

The next SFGP Committee Meeting will be held at 7pm on the 20th November in the Cemetery Lodge meeting room (please note the change of venue – previously the Weston Centre). All are welcome to attend.

As the SFGP Committee considers applications for Community (S137) Grants, if anyone wishes to apply for a Council Grant for their community group please find the application form on our website here:... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:55 by Jackie Clements

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Flood Alert

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency.

Flood Alert in force: River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire.

Flooding is possible for: River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire.

Be prepared.

River levels are rising at the Duffield river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 18:00 this evening, 14/11/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:10 by Kath Gruber

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UPDATE on Remembrance Service Sunday 10 November

UPDATE: Remembrance Parade and Service Sunday 10 November 2019.Following discussion with Revd. Dr. James Hughes the Vicar of St Alkmunds it has been agreed that the parade will go ahead at 10.30pm. However the parade will not go to the Church because, although the water has receded, the flood water is contaminated and advice from the Environment Agency is to steer clear from it.The Parade will turn... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 09 Nov 2019 11:16 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, events

Remembrance Parade and Service Sunday 10/11/2019

Given the current flooding position and the anticipated rainfall today a decision on whether the Parade and Service will go ahead will be made by the Parish Clerk and Revd. Dr. James Hughes at 5pm on Saturday 9/11/19. We are considering all options to continue as safely as possible.

Posted: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:01 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, events

Thanks to all our volunteers at fireworks display

Thanks to all our volunteers at fireworks display

The Parish Council would like to offer a huge thanks to all of the volunteers at Friday's fireworks display, which was a big success despite the weather! Without the sterling efforts of our village community and local support the event simply would not be possible so thanks to:

- Duffield Community Association who took the money on the gate, and especially Gerard & Helen Varin who did their very... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 14:12 by Jackie Clements

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Remembrance Sunday Parade 10th November - road closures

Remembrance Sunday Parade 10th November - road closures

As a result of the Remembrance Sunday Parade through Duffield this weekend (Sunday 10th November), the following roads will be closed from 10:30am until the parade has passed by.

- Tamworth Street, from the Weston Centre to the A6/Town Street
- Town Street, from its junctions with Tamworth Street to Makeney Road
- Makeney Road, from the A6/Town Street to Church Drive
- Church Drive to its junction with... Read More »


Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 13:53 by Jackie Clements

Tags: News, events

Pine Tree Felling Eyes meadow

With regret the Council has taken the decision to fell the pine tree at Eyes Meadow. Decisions like this are not taken lightly and professional advice is always sourced in matters of this nature. A replacement pine tree will be planted nearby and the Council is looking at this now. In addition the tree trunk will be kept standing (3-4 metres) to serve as a wildlife habitat. Standing dead wood is particularly... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 12:27 by Kath Gruber

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Forthcoming Election

Forthcoming Election Persons Nominated

Posted: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 11:17 by Kath Gruber

Tags: News, events, vacancies

Flood Alert

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency.

Flood Alert in force: River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire.

Flooding is possible for: River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire.

Be prepared.

River levels have risen at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin around 8am tomorrow morning, 26/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 16:58 by Kath Gruber

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Duffield Parish Councillors and colleagues visit Derby Knife Angel

Duffield Parish Councillors and colleagues visit Derby Knife Angel

Several Councillors and staff from the Parish Council recently visited the Derby Knife Angel.

The 27-foot high sculpture was created by sculptor Alfie Bradley to illustrate the scale of the knife crime problem affecting the UK. Made from up to 100,000 bladed weapons collected in knife banks during police surrenders across the country, the statue signifies the nation's overwhelming intolerance to violence... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 15:33 by Jackie Clements

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